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Alcohol blitz just the start Andrew Board

Nelson drivers failed badly during a trans-Tasman police blitz on alcohol. Police were out in force over the weekend for part six of Operation Unite, which involved police in New Zealand and Australia, including 43 officers from Nelson. Nelson police made dozens of arrests and breath tested 2545 drivers, with eight over the limit, putting the region amongst the worst in Australasia. “That’s a disappointing, discouraging result,” says Inspector Brian McGurk. “That puts us as probably one of the more disappointing results across the two countries. Some places in Australia are getting half of that rate.” Police also caught out two li-

censed premises selling alcohol to minors, out of the 31 venues they visited. Ten infringement notices were issued to minors drinking and several to people “side loading”, says Brian. “That’s where people sneak out of bars and drink their own alcohol before going back into the bar. We have pre-loading and now side-loading.” Ten boaties were also tested for alcohol in the Marlborough Sounds as part of the operation, but with no law around alcohol consumption on boats the tests were voluntary and unenforceable. Brian says one person refused the test and two would have failed if they were under the age of 20. Brian says the crackdown on alcohol misuse will continue in Nelson as the holiday season kicks into overdrive.

Mum gets a new skateboard

For three weeks Sharee Dowdall was hoping to hear word of her stolen skateboard. She has had all the young skaters keeping an eye out for her and as a last ditch effort she sent a text message to the Nelson Weekly’s Your Voice column, hop-

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Mother Sharee Dowdall with a skateboard given to her by Nelson College teacher Martin Love after Sharee sent a text message to Nelson Weekly’s Your Voice column. Photo: Andrew Board.

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A Government proposal to have every single building, other than single storey homes, undergo earthquake safety reviews could force businesses to close. The proposal is in response to a Canterbury Earthquake Royal Commission report on quake-prone buildings. It states that if the review does not meet the current 33 per cent threshold for seismic safety, the owner of the building will have to get it strengthened to meet that threshold otherwise it will be pulled down within 15 years. In Nelson, strengthened buildings must meet a new 67 per cent threshold and each building-owner would have just five years to have the assessments done, once the law is changed. The Vic Brewbar, which is situated in a building first constructed in 1889, has just under-

gone hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of repairs, making it “the safest building in Nelson,” meeting the 100 per cent rating. General manager Phil Williams says his business benefited because it had a great working relationship with the landlords, but other businesses might not be so lucky. “I fear for business owners that don’t have landlords that are overly supportive,” says Phil. “They’ll struggle for sure.” He says The Vic Brewbar has faced six months of difficulty during the process, closing for three and a half weeks. “You still have bills going out but no money coming in. In today’s financial position it’s very difficult on business owners.” Opus International Consultants Ltd building solutions manager Hans-Peter Froeling says this will have a massive impact on the Nelson region. However, he believed it was a good idea. “Absolutely, just because of the

safety for people,” says Hans. He believed some businesses “might be” forced to close if there were significant strengthening costs involved. “I think the threshold should be even higher. It depends on what area of the country, because some areas are far more at risk than others.” He says the cost of an earthquake review varies depending on the complexity of each building, but that the minimum cost of a single building is usually around $2000. The proposal would be a huge upside for companies such as Opus International, which are already employing more staff to cope with the ongoing demand. “It keeps quite a few of us quite busy. We have employed more staff but that will be the pressure with having to do so many properties, there is not enough staff in New Zealand to do it.” Hans believed it was a good idea for the results to be made public.

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Airport expecting Christmas rush Nelson Airport is preparing for its busiest few weeks of the year, with 76,000 passengers to go through the airport this December. Airport chief executive Kaye McNabb says an average of 1.5 people go to the airport to see off or greet each of those passengers, creating “Christmas buzz” at the terminal. “Nearly 2000 scheduled passenger landings and departures will happen through the month and all will be close to full at this time of the year,” says Kaye. “It’s a great fun time in the terminal with lots of happy faces and excited people.” December regularly sees passenger number re-

cords broken despite Christmas day being the quietest day of the year. The airport will also have Christmas carols played by Denny Behrens on his keyboard playing live in the terminal during peak times through the week before ChristKaye McNabb. mas and the airport has also been decorated with a Christmas tree and nativity scene. “It brings an extra bit of joy to travellers and he is often joined by customers who can’t resist the urge for a carol or two,” says Kaye. Paula Draper and Roz Loasby, of the Isel Charitible Trust decorate their tree in the Nelson Cathedral with Christmas Tree Festival organiser Jim Wiseman. More than 34 Christmas trees of all shapes and sizes will be decorated in the Cathedral, supporting various causes and themes during the fifth annual festival. The festival is designed to “spark the spirit of Christmas” and the community is invited to see the display with Jim expecting hundreds of people to visit. The festival will run thorugh until December 20 with special late night viewings held on December 17, 18 and 19.

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Pre-Christmas Native birds back in town Trappers hoping Nelson residents will help keep them here spending up in Nelson Andrew Board

Local members of BLOG, a pest control group in Nelson are hoping residents will help their cause to keep pest numbers down. They are from left; Bryce Buckland, Janet Whittington and Bruce Thomas. Photo: Andrew Board. be impossible for a family pet or child to get caught up in one. “What we’ve achieved in the last few years, in combination with what’s happening with other groups at the Brook, Marsden Valley, Enner Glynn bush, Centre of New Zealand and further afield, is that we now have bellbirds and tuis back. “We’ve got families of grey warbler and fantails back on the Grampians again,

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Spending in Nelson was again on the rise last month, with an extra $2.7 million spent via eftpos cards in the region. November’s figures were released by Paymark on Friday which show increases across the country but its head of sales and marketing predicted better times ahead for December. “Based on historic figures, we expect the real rush is yet to come. Between 2007 and 2011 spending jumped an average of 27 per cent, from November to December as Kiwi’s ramped up their card usage in anticipation of Christmas,” says Paul Whiston. Paymark processes about 75 per cent of all electronic transactions in New Zealand. Last November $76.4 million went through the network in Nelson, compared to this years $79.1 million. There was a 4.4 per cent increase in the number of transactions. The November figures suggest the party season is swinging into action, with people across the country increasing their spending at cafes and restaurants by 9.3 per cent and liquor retailers by 10 per cent. Uniquely Nelson manager Cathy Madigan says the region should see an increase in spending at the last minute. “I think shopper’s are still being a bit cautious with their spend but as we move into these last two weeks we may see a last minute shopping frenzy.”

Native birds are coming back to Nelson city and a group of trappers is hoping more Nelsonians will help keep them here. Bird Life on the Grampians – or BLOG – has been trapping pests for three years now and says their efforts, along with other groups in the region, are working. They say native birds not seen in Nelson city for decades are back and they hope it’s just the start. The group is encouraging residents to help their cause and get more birds into Nelson. BLOG founder Bryce Buckland says if residents – especially those in the Brook, Wood, city and Bishopdale areas – put a rat trap on their property it would help keep a lid on their numbers, allowing birds to survive attacks from rats, possums, stoats, hedgehogs and mice. “We’ll never get rid of them but the more we can do to control their number the more likely native birds will thrive and populate our city again,” he says. One of the BLOG members, Bruce Thomas, has spent decades trapping rats and has developed his own design which he sells nationwide. Bryce says if families put one in their shed or backyard it would help their fight against the pests. Bruce says his traps are safe and designed to be easy to use and so it would

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Biggest toy run ever

Kyle Neeley leads more than 400 motorcyclists through Queen St during Saturday’s Ulysses Nelson Toy Run. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

The biggest turnout on record greeted the Ulysses Nelson Toy Run with more than 430 motorcyclists making their way from Richmond to Nelson, bearing gifts and donations for the Salvation Army. The annual event, now in its 27th year, has become so iconic that committee member Allan Smith believes everyone knows about it – and the numbers were boosted with the help of Nelson’s glorious sunshine. “Any year that is over 400 is a good year for us. The weather was perfect. I think that over the years we’ve had an increasing number of family people that are turning up with their son or daughter on the back. We’ve got more motor scooters, the ride has got better organised and better planned.” The ride takes motorcyclists from

Cambridge St in Richmond to the Trafalgar Centre in Nelson. Riders can purchase a badge with the proceeds going to the Salvation Army, or alternatively they can bring a toy along to give as a Christmas present to the charity. The toys are often strapped to the fronts of the motorcycles. Around $1000 was raised from the event and Allan says the relationship between the club and the community has grown enormously in the past few years. “They remember the toy run as an iconic event that we support. We’re down at Speight’s Ale House every weekend and people see us and it draws in new members. They know if they came to the Ulysses Motorcycle Club they’ll be riding in a way that is acceptable to them.”

Mum gets a new skateboard FROM PAGE 1 few minutes,” says the mother of three who volunteers her time at holiday programmes for children who skateboard. “I’d just bought [the board] and I’d been saving up for it and my mum chipped in some money for it as a birthday present so I was pretty gutted when it went missing.” Martin says he saw the text message printed in the Nelson Weekly and wanted to help. “We started making skateboards this year with the kids and we have a few extras here so I thought we’d see if we could help.”

Sharee says the board was stolen from the backseat of her car and it’s the third board she’s had stolen over the past 20 years. “This one was really annoying because it was my baby. I’d worked it in and it was really nice to ride but I’m still hopeful it will turn up.” She says she decided to text her plight to the Weekly, hoping it would put more pressure on whoever took it to hand it in or help her find it, but was delighted with the outcome. “It’s really nice of someone to just come forward and offer to help. When something bad happens you don’t expect anything good like this to come straight away.”

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Nelson Grey Power will survey its 9000 members early next year in a bid to closer align its efforts with the concerns of its members. President Neville Male says the survey early next year will give its members an opportunity to say what their concerns are in an effort to be a more proactive organisation. Neville was voted as the

president of the Grey Power branch – the largest in the country – in September after former president Gordon Currie resigned. He says after several board meetings Grey Power is now in a position to start working better for its members and ultimately grow its membership. “We want to reach five figures soon because the more members we have the more

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commercial sector.” Neville says members are often in touch with Grey Power about what their concerns are but a survey will highlight the “stand outs” and allow the organisation to concentrate its efforts. “Whether it’s issues around electricity, rates, housing or whatever else, we want to know what the concerns of our members,” he says.

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Queen Scout’s Shaun Honor and Ben Sutton, far right, with some local scouts that have earned awards from left; Jamie Kunzli, Logan Williams, Simon Wynne-Jones, Tom Robinson and Richard Horne, all of the Iron Duke Sea Scouts. Jonathan Growcott of Enner Glynn, Sam Harrison of Brightwater, Culainn Wadsworth of Riwaka, Tim Green, Sam Burke and Oliver Burke, all of Wakefield. Photo: Andrew Board. achievement and we’re looking at another 15 chief scouts for next year as well.” Bridget says overall numbers have increased in Nelson by ten per cent and

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Hundreds expected for Santa walk The annual Jingle Bells Jog and Santa Walk will be held again this Sunday. The charity event from the city along the waterfront to Tahunanui Beach is open to joggers, walkers, skaters and scooters and everyone is encouraged to wear a Christmas costume or carry a ringing bell. Some lucky participants will be rewarded for their efforts with

prizes being awarded for the most ringing bells, best costume and best themed family. The family pooch hasn’t been overlooked with a special award courtesy of the Halifax Vet Clinic for the best dressed dog. If the 4.7km journey is enough, for tired legs there will be bus transport available back to the start area for a $2 donation.

Registrations open in the Trafalgar Centre carpark at 9.15am, judging of costumes commences at 9.45 and the journey to the beach will set off at 10am. Entry fee on the day is $5 for individuals and $10 for families with all proceeds going to the Nelson Branch of the Heart Foundation. For full information visit www.nelsonevents.co.nz.

Local women take a stand against violence The community walked the talk on Saturday when it came to making a stand against violence towards women. A group of 100 people gathered at the church steps on Trafalgar St and walked the journey to Tahunanui Beach to raise awareness of the high number of domestic violence incidents in our region. Soroptimist International Nelson and Waimea organised the event and were joined in their efforts to bring domestic violence issues into the public eye by Women’s Refuge, SASH and people from all over Nelson and Tasman. Organiser Joy Oakly says this was the first time they had coordinated such an event which was held alongside other international awareness activities and says she was really pleased with the turnout and attention they received during the walk. “We had a lot of support, cars were tooting and people were waving. People knew what we were doing and we were really pleased

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Holly Warn and Dusa Tandy at the G.J. Gardner Homes Christmas party on Saturday night. On Tuesday we headed to Bar Berlin to a Lady Mux ladies night and on Thursday night we went to a volunteer celebration for the Cancer Society. The weekend was all about Christmas parties so on Saturday night we checked out the G.J. Gardner Homes Christmas do. Remember, if you’d like us to come and take photos give us a call on 548 4949 or you can email photos to editorial@nelsonweekly. co.nz. See you next week.

Linda Lucre and Mercia Hoskin at the Cancer Society Nelson volunteer recognition ceremony held on Thursday. Wayne McCrorie and Raewynne Harford at the G.J Gardner Homes Christmas party. Anne Maree Therkleson and Roland Dallas at the G.J. Gardner Homes Christmas party.

Hilary Green and Mary Talbot at the Cancer Society Nelson volunteer recognition ceremony.

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Nelson man leads advocacy group When Michael Aldridge was at which gives people the confidence school he struggled to read, write to speak up and know their rights. and even speak in front of other My job as president is to speak up people because of a learning dis- for those that can’t,” he says. ability. People First started in 2003 and Thirty years on he heads People Michael became its national chairFirst, a national organisation to person two years ago. empower people with learning He says when he was first nomidifficulties, and just last month re- nated for the job he was a nervous turned from an international con- wreck but now enjoys the responsibility and working with ference in Washington other organisations, inDC where he met with cluding the government. similar representatives His visit to the United from all over the world. States in late October For the Wood resident, gave him the chance to his new role is the clasmeet with similar organisic example why People sations from 40 countries First works, he now has and learn how they do the confidence to speak things. up for himself and the “I learned about their idethousands of other New as and how their organiZealanders who struggle Michael sations actually run their with similar issues. Aldridge. groups. We explained Michael says it’s nice knowing he’s making a difference who we are and what we do.” Michael – who also works full time for hundreds of New Zealanders. Some of its achievements include as a general hand at Sealord’s – says teaching those with learning dis- he would like to see more Nelson abilities how to manage their mon- people come along to meetings ey and the dangers of hire purchase and hear what they can do for peoand creating an easy read version ple with learning disabilities. For more information you can call of an employment agreement. “We also run speaking up courses, Michael on 548 8559.

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98 Waimea Road • Ph 546 8881 ticipate in the afterhours roster seven days a week. Diane their new building will be the first time staff have had a Wiren, Medical and Injury Centre Practice Manager, says purpose built clinic and will cater to the growing amount it is a fantastic service offered by our local GPs. Nelson is one of a declining number of places in the country where local GPs are still involved in their afterhours care ensuring patients get a personalised experience. Providing a continuity of service in general practice and offering an afterhours service from one facility is an easy and streamlined approach to urgent medical The brand new Medical and Injury Centre at 98 Waimea Rd will be open for care says Medi- business on Tuesday 18 December. cal Director and GP Luis Manetto, and the centre is of people in the region that are using the afterhours service. Doctors will have the right tools and facilities at open to anyone in the region. Up until last year the collective was run- their fingertips with new and modern equipment and being based on the hosning as Nelson Repital grounds means gion After Hours staff and patients have and Duty Doctor SHOWROOM AT: access to diagnostic and after 5 years of 2 Braeburn Lane, Medlab services and planning in conStoke, Nelson urgent x-rays. Luis junction with the says he is looking forMinistry of Health, Ph: 547 0562 ward to operating out District Health Email: info@ Proud to have done the windows and of a custom designed Board and Neldoors on the Medical & Injury Centre insitenelson.co.nz space, something son Bays Primary which he says the old Health, a purpose www.insitenelson.co.nz premises were not. built health facility “We have not only was created. Diane outgrown the cursays the government and local or- You’ll still see the same friendly faces when you rent location, but we ganisations could visit the new Medical and Injury Centre, making are located in a house see the value of the move from the old premises is Nicky Douglas, which was converted to a clinic. Our new the afterhours ser- Medical Receptionist. premises have been vice being located at the hospital and they supported the designed for purpose so we will be able to provide efficient and tailored care to more people.” Medical and Injury Centre. Supporting collegiality and strengthening General Practice:to address the needs of our patients; While the centre has been providing ex- Diane says the relationship between the Medical and to add value to our community; ceptional care from its current address, Injury Centre and the Emergency Department will also to reduce health inequalities.

The Medical and Injury Centre will be moving into a brand new facility and opening it’s doors to the public in time for Christmas. It will be located at 98 Waimea Road, on the hospital grounds from 18 December and will be easily recognisable by its bright orange exterior visible from the road. Entry will be off Franklyn Street. The clinic which is currently based at 96 Waimea Road will continue to provide regular patient services, and walk in care at the new facility. This is a continuation and expansion of a service that was started by the local GP collective over 20 years ago. Doctors from local practices par-

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98 Waimea Road • Ph 546 8881 benefit the patients. “It’s about getting people into the ap- new facility. propriate care, faster. Emergency doctors are there to treat Luis can be found at the clinic Monday through Thursemergencies and a general practitioner is the best person day 8am to 5pm and General Practitioner Ros Quick to initially see when you need all other care. Being located will be at the centre on Friday 8am to 5pm. next to the Emergency Department means that we have Clinical Nurse Leader Dusa Tandy heads up a team of practice nurses Louise Binns, Karen Mann, Emma local specialist advice and support when you need it.” Bonnington, Melissa Beavis and The new centre is spaEmma Chapman. cious, modern and A friendly team of medical receptionmakes the most of natists are on board and the afterhours ural light. The building is bright and cheerroster is covered by local GP’s from ful and can facilitate around our region. the high level of care Diane says being enrolled with a local the Medical and Injury GP is very important for continuity of Centre prides itself on care. It costs nothing to enrol and can John Key officially opening the new Medical and Injury with three triage beds, be a lot cheaper than using afterhours Centre in Nelson with Jenny Black, Chair of the Nelson a procedure room, care. She encourages people to visit Marlborough District Health Board consult rooms and a their regular GP wherbigger waiting area. ever possible but says Diane says the probthe team is excited to lem of parking which move to the new centre they had at their old and provide a great level address should be alof urgent medical care leviated now they are to the Nelson region. based at the hospital as The facility will operate the centre will have its seven days a week from own allocated parking 8am to 10pm including and easy ambulance public holidays. You can access. still visit them for an apDr Luis Manetto and Nelson Medical and InThe centre will conpointment or afterhours jury Centre practice manager Diane Wiren tinue to provide an care at 96 Waimea Road are excited to open the doors on the new purenrolled patient serwhile the new building Proud to have supplied the Lees Autumn Harvest pose built premises. vice too, servicing the is completed or visit carpet tile in the Medical and Injury Centre. needs of the community in the surrounding area. Al- them at 98 Waimea Rd on the hospital Importers and distributors of Mohawk Commercial Carpets though criteria apply Luis says the team welcome new grounds from Tuesday 18 December. patients and encourage you to find out if your family is Call 03 546 8881 to talk to one of the www.premiumflooring.co.nz eligible for their low cost care. staff about a medical situation or enrollIf you are already a current patient, you can look forward ing as a patient. to seeing the same friendly faces and experienced staff when you visit the new centre and they look forward to showing you around the

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PC Systems has made a move out of their Queen St premises, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. With a brand new building in the heart of Richmond underway the team are celebrating their 25th anniversary. A lot has changed over the last 25 years and PC Systems has moved Nelson forward every inch of the way, staying one step ahead to provide the latest in computer products and technology. To celebrate their anniversary, PC Systems is taking a look back at how far Nelson businesses have come, and celebrating the successes of their own reputable and locally owned company. From small businesses to larger corporations, for over 25 years PC Systems have proudly provided high quality IT support and services to loyal customers in Nelson, Richmond and the surrounding regions in the top of the South Island. PC Systems offer networking and computer hardware supply and support to customers who require high quality service and equipment. Their focus on providing a personal and professional service based on the needs of their customers has seen the company grow from strength to strength and today over 500 businesses trust the team of experts to deliver

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their IT needs. A computer technician by trade, local Nelsonian Nigel Curtis and his wife Cheryl wanted to provide unbeatable IT services to local residents and businesses. With a great reputation to back up Nigel’s many years of experience, together they set up PC Systems in 1987. For 25 years they have helped Nelson businesses move with the times, from the installation of a first computer, setting up a company network to the arrival of the internet. Everyday Nelson people and small businesses use computer technology to their best advantage thanks to the team at PC Systems.Nigel says Nelson businesses have flourished from the implementation of efficient and reliable computer networks. When he first set up PC Systems, most small businesses could not afford to have a computer or didn’t know how to use one. Introducing computers, servers and networks streamlined local companies who up until that point had contracted all accounting and word processing out to bureaus or did it manually. The arrival of the internet saw Nigel successfully help Nelsonians make the most of the world wide web and he says computers are now a crucial backbone to any successful

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TUESDAY 11 December 2012

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Congratulating PC Systems on their 25th birthday. Wishing them many more successful years in business.

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The team at PC Systems: Director Neil Albury, Steve Boyd, Linda McCutcheon, Andre Neame, Managing Director Nigel Curtis, David Churcher, Nigel Orr, Mark Holland, and Gary Hucker. company. “Most businesses are completely dependent on their computer network. From banking, accounting, marketing and processing, the turnaround times and demands for a reliable network has seen PC Systems provide the best in high quality products and services, at a fast and convenient rate.” Nigel and co owner Neil Albury have a team of expert technicians who provide a range of services for businesses, from the first steps in building a computer network, network infrastructure design and implementation, wireless networks, virtual private networks, they do it all. They install, maintain and supply server and network devices and support, provide network troubleshooting and solutions, and their

afterhours support and monitoring provides a second to none service that you can count on. The team of eight qualified and experienced technicians can offer a fast and prioritised service. They pride themselves on a great customer focus and maintain great relationships with their clients and for that reason, ongoing support is offered by the same technician you started with, making service convenient and consistent. As well as offering great service and maintenance, PC Systems can offer a variety of the latest Sony and HP PCs, laptops and printers all available to order. They carry a range of accessories to support their customer, including the biggest selection of cables in town at

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Celebrating 25 Years PC Systems brand new building is well underway. You can find them at their new address at 15 McGlashen Ave Richmond.

unbeatable prices. PC Systems is a one stop shop for your computer needs with onsite workshop repairs, and virus and malicious software removal. Call in and ask about installing the latest software and chat to the team about the different IT solutions they can provide. With an in-house workshop to cater for home or commercial needs, single user PC’s or 400 user networks, if you are in the market for installing or upgrading your computer system or network, talk to the team of computer professionals at PC Systems about where you would like your IT infrastructure to take you in the future. Ask Nigel and Neil about their call out service and 24 hour monitoring. Your server can be monitored continuously and checked before the start of business each day. PC Systems run a comprehensive report to check on the performance of your server and most faults are diagnosed before you are even aware of the problem. PC Systems is the name you can trust when it comes to building your business with the latest IT support, services and product. For the last 25 years they have built fantastic relationships and helped local businesses grow and expand. “We’ve really enjoyed supporting businesses in our region and we are proud to be celebrating our 25 year milestone with the community.” For technical assistance please call PC Systems on 03 543 9580, email service@pcsystems.co.nz or pop in to 15 McGlashen Ave.

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Victoria Abbott has been named in the 30-person White Ferns squad ahead of next month’s ICC Women’s World Cup. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

Victoria Abbott has an outside chance of making the ICC Women’s World Cup, having been named an initial 30-person squad released last week. But despite the good news, Victoria says she might have left her run too late with the squad set to be cut down before any matches are played, meaning newcomers will be picked on recent domestic form only. “I haven’t really performed so well in the first couple of rounds,” says the Otago Sparks all-rounder. “I’m getting good starts and not kicking on so I’m not expecting to be picked but I am really privileged to be part of that first squad. It’s a huge confidence booster for me.” Victoria, who also plays for the Wakatu men’s division two side, was picked in the White Ferns ICC Women’s World T20 preliminary squad in July, but was not included in the final 14. She has since been involved in the New Zealand Emerging Players squad on a tour of Australia, which included around half a dozen White Ferns. “I didn’t get to play many games in Aussie, so it was pretty cool [to be named

in the latest squad]… I wasn’t exactly expecting to be part of this 30.” Even if she does not make the World Cup squad, Victoria has set her sights on playing for the White Ferns in the next couple of years. “The next focus for me over the winter will be consistency with my bowling and just trying to push for that spot next year. There’s

a lot of all-rounders coming through so I just need to set myself apart from the rest.” Being the only senior female cricket player in Nelson, Victoria says the Wakatu squad has accepted her as one of the guys. “They’re a really good bunch of guys and they make me feel included.”

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Nelson Dawnbreakers Fishing Club gurnard are in abundance and Delaware Bay is the go to spot for them. Make sure you drift around with flashers or slow jigs, carrots love attacking a moving target. There are still large schools of Kahawai in the bay which are easy to target with spinning lures. A few rat kingfish have been caught and the odd big one has been seen by divers, so now is a good time to get that kingi gear sorted out and give it a nudge. The smaller kingfish are now arriving also along the Boulder Bank, so target them in the morning on an incoming tide with Rapala X-Rap 30 lures and you will have the best chance. Remember photos last longer than fish so only take enough for a feed and put some of the big ones back for your grandkids.

This weekend is looking to be a good one to be heading out. If you’re after some pannie snapper try Rabbit Island around the eight metre mark. This seems to be where the pannies are, and go in closer if nothing is happening until you feel the paddle crabs grabbing your bait, then you know you’re in the right place. If you want bigger models head out to the deep around the 20 metres plus mark. The big boys are spawning now and will be gone soon. Long lines are the easiest way to get a horse but perseverance with a stray line will get them if you spend enough time trying. I’d recommend pilchards or whole salmon smelts with little or no weight. Use very light main line, 10lb-15lb with a 20lb leader, fluorocarbon.

Sidecar riders Noel Puklowski and Ben Keys roll during a frightening moment at the Nelson Speedway on Saturday. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

Sidecar duo shake off frightening moment Phillip Rollo Ben Keys’ friends say he is crazy for signing up to be a sidecar swinger. Following Saturday night’s frightening crash, they’ll be quick to remind him again. The sidecar scare, which saw Ben thrown off his bike and driver Noel Puklowski upside down underneath it, could have ended much worse for the two local men. Running through the moment, Ben says the bike in front of them spun out and they had nowhere to go. “We went sideways into him and just ended up rolling. We were quite bloody lucky there not to have any serious injuries. I woke up on Sunday with a few bruises but that was it,” he says. “The only thing I was worried about was if there were anymore bikes coming.”

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Ben signed up to be a swinger for Mike De Gray at the beginning of the season. However, a broken shoulder has left Mike on the sidelines and Ben has been riding with Noel. Despite crashing twice in his debut season, Ben says “it’s one hell of a rush” and he tries not to listen to the concerns from his worried friends. “Yeah, I tend not to think about that. I know that friends think about how dangerous it is, they don’t like it.” The pairs focus will quickly turn to this weekend’s sidecar club championships. Having got up from the crash on Saturday to win the second race of the night, Noel and Ben will be confident they can emulate that performance. “It would be nice to take that one. The bike has the potential and everything to do it. It definitely has the speed.”

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Brothers square off in cricket final Phillip Rollo The Edwards brothers are now a key cog in the Nelson rep team’s middle order, having been reunited in the same team just twice since they were school boys. But while Ryan and younger brother Ricky have been enjoying their time at the crease together for Nelson, this weekend they will come face-to-face again as Ricky’s Waimea Toi Toi United takes on Ryan’s Stoke/Nayland in the Car Company two-day cricket final at Saxton Oval. Ryan lays claim to the sibling dominance at the moment, with the Car Company Stoke/Nayland widely perceived as the dominant force in the past five years. However, Ricky has had the upper-hand of late with Harrington’s Beer Cafe Waimea Toi Toi United collecting the most silverware last season and are the current two-day title holders. “We might have lost one of the six finals we’ve played against him,” says Ryan. “We came up against each other in one final last year which we won, but they obviously won the two-day final and the Kevin Scoble [trophy].” Before teaming up in the Nelson representative side, the last time the pair were on the same team was at Stoke/Nayland when Ricky was just 15 years old, around 12 years ago. Ricky says teaming up with his older brother was one thing he hoped would continue despite playing at a different club. “Stoke was too strong at the time. I couldn’t make the senior side so I had to leave the club. A few of the guys out there contacted me and I tried to make a go of it,” he says. “Obviously when he went overseas it was never going to happen but now that he’s back it’s been really good playing alongside each other.” Ryan says the sibling rivalry is well and truly alive with some friendly banter shared via text message before each final. But he admits the loser doesn’t usually reply for a couple of weeks. “We take it pretty seriously when we play but afterwards if one of us happens to stumble there’s always a bit of banter. But we’re the first person to shake each other’s hand if the other one gets a 100. Me and Ricky have had an ongoing bet

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REGULAR EVENTS STOKE - VICTORIOUS CHESS: A New Chess Club. All ages welcome – children under 8 must have caregiver 16 years +. Please bring a chess set. Gold coin pp. Every Tuesday 6:30pm– 8:00pm at Stoke Methodist Church- Behind Stoke Library. Lun Tan Ph: (03) 547 1600 / 027 920 1203tanlun32@ gmail.com ATAWHAI PLAYCENTRE welcomes new families with children 0-6 yrs. First 3 visits free so drop in during any session for a visit. Whanau Tupu Ngatahi - Families Growing Together. Quality education and fun for children and adults. Mon - Fri 9.15am-11.45am, Mon, Wed, Thur 12.15pm–2.45pm, Corder Park, Atawhai. Ph 5450828.

FEELING SAD, STRESSED OR STUCK? Identify and explore new ways to move forward with a LifeLine Nelson Counsellor. 548 2400. Up to 10 FREE Face to Face counselling sessions. PROBUS CLUB OF NELSON CITY welcomes men & women as new members. Meetings on 2nd Thurs each month. For info Jo 545 0991 WAIMARAMA COMMUNITY GARDENS: Learn about organic gardening. Working bees each Sunday, 2–4pm, hot drink afterwards. Ph 545 2052. Composting working bees 3rd Wed of month 10am– 12pm. Off Tantragee Rd, next to RDA in the Brook. ROTARY CLUB OF RUTHERFORD NELSON: Having Fun Helping Others: Meets Mon. Fern Lodge Prince Albert Hotel, Nile St. 5.30pm for 6.00pm. For enquiries Barry 03 5451398 STOKE-TAHUNANUI Rotarians would like to hear from interested people, (young & young at heart) keen in giving something back to our community, as well as having some fun along the way. Phone John 5473408 ARTY CRAFTIES: Bring your craft or hobby along & spend some time on it with other crafty people at Tahunanui Community Centre! Gold coin/koha. Mon 1.30pm. Tea provided 5486036. NELSON CITY LUNCHEON CLUB Meets on 2nd & 4th Mondays at Masonic Hall, Nile Street for a meal and an invited speaker. $16:00 pp. Programme at http://nelsoncityluncheonclub.blogspot.com/ Phone Annie 539 0620 NELSON WOMEN & CHILDREN’S REFUGE requires assistance with supporting the out of hours Crisisline. Police check required / driver’s licence useful. You must be 2 years violence free. Full training/continuous support provided for volunteers. Contact T: 03 548 3353 / 0272 512338/email staff.whakaturefuge@xtra.co.nz. ZUMBA Exciting Latin Rhythms, easy to follow moves to create a fun fitness class for all levels Weds 7-8pm 3 Oct-19 Dec, $5 per class, 16+ yrs, at Victory Community Centre FRIENDS & NEIGHBOURS: Tahunanui Community Centre 11.30am-1.30pm every Mon. Bring your lunch & enjoy the company of Tahunanui locals! Share some conversation & connect with others in your neighbourhood. Cup of tea provided. 548 6036 for info. LOCAL VOCALS: Tues 7-8.15pm at Tahunanui Community Centre 61 Muritai St. Singing for everyone! No experience needed, no pressure, just a good old sing! All ages, ph 548 6036 GARDENING GROUP: First Wed of each month at a different venue with a fun filled gardening theme! A good chance for info & skill sharing with like minded people. Ph Jo at TCC 548 6036. WAY2GO WALKING GROUP: New start time 9.45am every Thurs. Meet at Tahunanui Community Centre. Bring gold card (or $6) as sometimes we bus & walk, sometimes just walk! Come join us! Ph Jo @ TCC for info 5486036 FREE FITNESS FOR FUN: Friendly group meet every Tues, 1.30-3.00pm. Make new friends over a cup of tea/coffee & a chat after exercise. Nelson Baptist Church Hall, Bridge St. Brenda 5459184. LIBRARY BOOK CHAT: Elma Turner Library, 10.30am 2nd Tues each month, Stoke Library 5pm 2nd Wed each month. Come and tell us about what you have been reading or just come to hear what other people have

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Domestic and Commercial Wiring

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Based in Stoke

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Mobil Stoke

Unit 10 150 Vanguard St

Ph 543 9400 7 Kotua Place, Stoke www.heslops.co.nz

Septic Tank Cleaning Liquid Waste Removal Comercial / Domestic

CCTV Camera Inspection Drain Cleaning & Unblocking Simon 027 212 8688 John 0212 450 550 Email hotwash@xtra.co.nz

42 Factory Rd Brightwater


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